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OML 42: Kunukunuma alleges planned exclusion, threatened to shut down NECONDE

Kunukunuma Federated Community in Gbaramatu kingdom has alleged plans by Neconde Energy Limited and Nigeria Petroleum Development Commission, NPDC, to remove her from list of OML 42 host communities. The community further alleged that NECONDE and NPDC have concluded plans to hold OML 42 host communities meeting tomorrow, in which it feared Kunukunuma community was not

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FG to pay NDDC outstanding allowance soon-NDDC Boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Ministry of Finance, and the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning to work with the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in reconciling all outstanding statutory obligations due the Commission and agree on an immediate payment plan. Managing Director of the NDDC, Mr. Nsima Ekere disclosed this when

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Failure to honour Local Content Act, host communities issue quit notice to NECONDE on OML 42

OML 42 Host Communities Forum in Warri South West of Delta State yesterday issued a 21 day ultimatum to  NECONDE to sort some lingering issues raised or quit the area. The host communities also called on the Federal Government to revoke the mining lease licence granted NECONDE, for failing to localized the Local Content Act.

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DPR pegs refineries licensing fees at $150,000 

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, has undertaken a review of its templates and processes of license issuance for the petroleum industry, pegging the fees for granting Licence to Establish (LTE) and Licence to Operate (LTO) of a petroleum refinery at $150,000. The DPR, in a document obtained by newsmen, said the review of its

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Incessant air pollution dangerous to our health-Rivers Communities

Residents of Eleme communities in Eleme Local Gov­ernment Area of Riv­ers State have raised the alarm over the incessant pollution of the air they breathe by the activities of companies operating in their area. They lamented that chemical companies such as petrochemical and fer­tiliser companies operat­ing within their environ­ment in addition to gas flaring from

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IJAW GRADUATES THREATEN TO SHUTDOWN CHEVRON OPERATIONS

Graduates from Egbema and Gbaramatu Kingdoms in Delta State, have threatened to shut down Chevron Nigeria Limited’s operations in the area if within 48 hours it failed to convert its graduate Operator/Maintenance Trainees into permanent staff. The graduates under the aegis of KOMBOT-Egbema and Gbaramatu Graduates Association said they had decided to take the decision

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Return Our Oil Blocks Within 3 Months – Niger Delta Militants to Northerners

A coalition of the Niger Delta militants held a meeting in Port Harcourt on Friday and have called on the Federal Government to return all oil blocks being controlled by northerners to the people of the oil producing states within three months. The coalition comprises Niger Delta Watchdogs, Niger Delta Volunteers, Niger Delta Peoples Fighters,

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Proposed NLNG’s Act Amendment: 18,000 Niger Deltans May Be Jobless –BGF

Bonny Graduates Forum, BGF, has expressed fears that about 18,000 jobs would be cut in the Niger Delta, as a result of the amendment of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG’s Act. The forum argued that the proposed amendment will not be in the interest of Nigeria, the Niger Delta and Bonny community, adding that “reneging

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Modular Refinery: FG robbing Niger Deltans, Grants 56 Licenses To Non-niger Deltans – Hon. Ahiakwo

The Chairman of Rivers State House of Assembly Committee on Environment, Hon Christian Ahiakwo, has accused the federal government of insincerity with its claim to encourage Niger Deltans to invest in modular refineries, saying it granted 56 licenses to operators with non from the region. Ahiakwo who spoke ahead of the Environment summit slated by

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WED 2017: Over 50 Years, Chevron committed to environmental stewardship, sustainable development

The World Environment Day (WED), held annually on June 5, is the biggest event to celebrate and promote environmental awareness and sustainability across the globe. Established by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in 1972, WED aims to raise global awareness and mobilize humans to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet

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